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Tile bathroom with tile lighting by Illuminiche.

Gorgeous New Lighting Possibilities for Tile Installations

Well-planned lighting can showcase the appearance of your tile installation, while improper lighting can diminish it. In this article, we further illuminate this subject so that homeowners can make enlightened decisions about tile-friendly lighting.

Wood-look tile floors are easy to maintain. Real hardwood floors must be sanded and refinished periodically to remove surface damage.

Real Wood vs Wood-Look Tile Floors

Are you on the fence about selecting real wood or wood-look tile floors? There are so many factors to consider before you select your material and hire an installer.

Adam Copher, Owner, places a bag of grout in his truck cab on a rainy day.

How Materials and Other Factors Influence Labor Costs

Some homeowners are surprised when they learn how labor costs are determined. In this article, we take some of the mystery out of how material selection and other factors impact labor costs.

This is a newly installed tile shower with a niche.

Shower Showdown: Shower Inserts vs Tile Installation

If you’re in the market for a new shower, and wondering whether to get a prefabricated shower insert or to have tile installed, this article explains the advantages and disadvantages of each.

An installer places a 3-D tile on an accent wall.

The Five Most Popular Premium Tile Installation Upgrades

If you want your home to feel like a highly customized, luxurious space that reflects your personality and lifestyle, adding custom upgrades to your tile installation is the way to go.

Timeless Tile Trends in San Luis Obispo County, Central Coast California

Timeless Tile Trends in Central Coast California

Michelle Pelech, Owner and Principal Designer of Michelle Pelech Interiors, provides valuable insights on timeless tile trends in this article.

Waterproofing corners, seams, and screws is an important part of shower installation.

Water in, Water out vs Sealed Shower Drainage Systems

Of the many factors that contribute to the success of a shower installation, the most important ones revolve around water. How is it delivered? How is it contained within the designated space? How is it carried away?

Brightly lit dining room with a terrazzo tile floor.

Terrazzo Tile vs Terrazzo-Look Porcelain Tile

If you’ve been eyeing those little sparkling aggregates in terrazzo, this article will explain how you can get the look you want without the hefty expense and hassle of poured terrazzo.

An older man and woman set the table in a brightly lit room with open shelves. They appear to be good candidates for an aging-in-place tile installation.

Why Should I Consider an Age-Friendly Tile Installation?

If you are renovating your kitchen, bath, or home, now is the time to think ahead about aging in place for your tile installation.

Woman walks on a heated tile floor. The bottom portion of the image shows the Schluter®-DITRA-HEAT system.

The Benefits of Radiant Heated Tile Floors

Learn about the benefits of radiant heated tile flooring and get answers to common questions.

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